- Wednesday August 7, 2013
- 5:30pm - 7:30pm
- Community Foundation of Sarasota County
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- Sarasota Magazine's Women of Influence
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Learn from an insider - former senior vice president of human resources Felice Schulaner - about the history of the multi-billion dollar global accessories company Coach, Inc. and how it grew to the popular brand it is today. Hear about success factors and results, and how the company encourages a culture of philanthropy through the Coach Foundation - for which Felice has served as executive director since 2011 - empowering women and supporting education for all young people. In addition to working for Coach, Felice's 25+ year business career includes senior human resources positions at American Express and Macy's. Felice is a New College of Florida alumna who currently serves as the chair of the New College Foundation Board.
PHOTO GALLERY: Sarasota Yacht Club Summer Camp
Children of the Sarasota Yacht Club learned to sail during a morning summer camp session July 11. The two-week sessions also include activities like trips to the beach, swimming, kayaking and paddle boarding.
PHOTO GALLERY: Face Autism Skate Party
Face Autism Inc. held a skate party for families Saturday, July 11, at Stardust Skate Center. Families were able to rent skates and skate for two hours for free thanks to the Sarasota-based nonprofit founded by Colleen Buccieri. The Manasota roller-derby team, the Rolling Renegades, helped children skate. The team has skated with Face Autism families for more than a year. "They're great kids," says teammate Shylynn "Tess Tickles" Gamble.
PHOTO GALLERY: Sun 'n Sea Cottages Cornhole Tournament
The Romanach and Casella families compete in a cornhole tournament July 12, at Sun ‘n Sea Cottages. The families have been vacationing on Longboat Key for over 14 years and six years ago, decided to organize and play in a cornhole tournament during their stay.
PHOTO GALLERY: Dig the Beach
Siesta Key Beach transformed into a volleyball haven for the 2014 Dig the Beach Volleyball Series Saturday, July 12 and Sunday, July 13. Professional and amateur volleyball players ages 10 years and up will compete in the day two-day tournament.